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Colonel Richard Gridley First Chief Engineer

Author : United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
ISBN : UVA:X030448062
Genre : Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775
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The History Of The U S Army Corps Of Engineers

Author : Joe N. Ballard
ISBN : 0788176668
Genre : History
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An overview of the many missions that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CoE) have performed in support of the Army and the nation since the early days of the Amer. Revolution. This heavily illustrated history looks at the role of the CoE in times of war as well as in building projects in the U.S. and other nations. Includes chapters on explorations and surveys, lighthouses, hydropower development, flood control, waterway development, the Panama Canal, the environmental challenge, the Manhattan Project, the space program, and changing military responsibilities and relationships. Portraits and profiles of the CoE's highest ranking officers are also included.

Fortress America

Author : J. E. Kaufmann
ISBN : 9780306816345
Genre : History
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From the earliest colonial settlements to Cold War bunkers, the North American continent has been home to thousands of forts and fortress structures. Fortress America surveys the broad sweep of fortifications throughout North America-from seacoast forts of the late eighteenth century to wooden inland forts built to defend against Native American, English, French, or Spanish attack; from Civil War-era coastal and inland waterways forts to the Great Plains' forts of the Old West; from World War II subterranean bunkers to Cold War concrete missile silos. The text of Fortress America is complemented with never-before-published photographs, and extraordinary drawings, cut-aways, and diagrams illustrating the design and structure of American forts.

Audubon Wildlife Report 1989 1990

Author : William J. Chandler
ISBN : 9781483215839
Genre : Business & Economics
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Audubon Wildlife Report 1989/1990 covers important challenges to the continued health of different species and ecosystems, furthering the debate on issues such as old-growth forests, the relationship between water and wildlife, and the need to preserve and restore wetlands and grassland range territory. The book starts by providing a comprehensive overview of the featured federal agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including its history, legislative mandate, and key programs that affect the environment. The text then discusses federal court decisions that provide new interpretations of federal wildlife law; the conservation of coastal wetlands in the Southeast; and global climate change and its potential effects on fish and wildlife. A monitoring and research strategy for nongame migratory birds, as well as the conservation of ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest are also considered. The book further tackles the restoration of the public rangelands in the West; discard bycatch in marine fisheries with a special focus on the Gulf of Mexico; and the trends in western water law and their implications for the environment. The text also encompasses the appropriations and related congressional policy directives for federal fish and wildlife programs. Biologists and people with an advocacy of preserving wildlife will find the book invaluable.

The Military Engineer

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ISBN : UOM:39015018419484
Genre : Military engineering
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"Directory of members, constitution and by-laws of the Society of American military engineers. 1935" inserted in v. 27.

Uncle John S Bathroom Reader Salutes The Armed Forces

Author : Bathroom Readers' Institute
ISBN : 9781607106180
Genre : Humor
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Uncle John's salutes the men and women of the armed forces! Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring you this salute to the greatest force for good on planet Earth! Make your way through the ranks and read about the history, triumphs, trials, and humor of those who serve. At nearly 500 pages, this is the book you want by your side while you wait it out in the fox hole. Read about… * The Semper Fi story * A history of the draft * The real Private Ryan * Dog tags then and now * Medal of Honor winners * M*A*S*H: the true story * The original Flying Tiger * Beetle Bailey and other cartoon soldiers * What it takes to be in the Special Forces * Can you see me now? The story of camouflage And much, much more!

Revolutionary War Almanac

Author : John C. Fredriksen
ISBN : 9780816074686
Genre : History
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Offering a day-by-day chronology of the people and events important to the American Revolution, this title provides a look at this historic time. It covers people, battles, and other details, and includes more than 130 maps, photographs, and illustrations pair with an index, a bibliography, cross-references, and a chronology.

The Engineer

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105214546355
Genre : Military engineering
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Battles Of The Revolutionary War 1775 1781

Author : William J. Wood
ISBN : 9781616202033
Genre : History
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A military historian’s “eminently readable” look at the strategy and tactics at Bunker Hill, Trenton, and other battles of the American Revolution (George F. Scheer, author of Rebels and Redcoats). This groundbreaking study argues that the Americans did not simply outlast the British in the Revolutionary War—but won their independence by employing superior strategies, tactics, and leadership. For history buffs and armchair strategists, here is a blow-by-blow analysis of the men, commanders, and weaponry used in the famous battles of Bunker Hill, Quebec, Trenton, Princeton, Saratoga, Cowpens, and more—with dozens of detailed maps and illustrations.

Engineers On The Twin Rivers

Author : Leland R. Johnson
ISBN : UOM:39015021226694
Genre : Cumberland River
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